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Pikes Peak Dental

Family Dentistry Featuring Implants & Cosmetics

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Stages of Gum Disease: 3 & 4

 

Periodontitis - gums begin to separate and recede from the teeth. This allows plaque to move toward the roots, supporting fibers and bone.

 

Advanced Periodontitis - supporting fibers and bone are destroyed. Teeth become loose and may need to be removed.

 

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